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DYNAMICS OF A PARTICLE.

II.

Invertendo, as was done by Mr.......... who came all the way from Edinburgh to vote, handed in a blank voting-paper, and so went home rejoicing.

III.

Componendo, as was done by Mr.......... whose name appeared on both committees at once, whereby he got great praise from all men, by the space of one day.

IV.

Dividendo, as in Mr..........'s case, who being sorely perplexed in his choice of candidates, voted for neither.

V

Convertendo, as was wonderfully exemplified by Messrs.......... and ......... who held a long and fierce argument on the election, in which, at the end of two hours, each had vanquished and converted the other.